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De Grondwet reported on the unveiling of the memorial tablet in honor of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte. Rev. Roelof Pieters read scripture and Dr. Philip Phelps Jr. offered prayer. "The Rev. Dr. Phelps spoke on the work done by Dr. Van Raalte to further education." Another sentence read: Elder Broek called to mind a few incidences in the life of Van Raalte, starting in 1835, when he became a minister." The committee was thanked by the "Honorable D. B. K. Van Raalte, his youngest son, who spoke on behalf of the rest of the family." Elder Teunis Keppel offered the closing prayer.
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Kennedy, Simone, "De Grondwet Reported on the Unveiling of the Memorial Tablet in Honor of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte" (1879). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 306.